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Maree...
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Hi Kathryn, I think if you let him go and not offer the feed then he would eventually cry or go back to sleep. The important thing is that you be ...

Answered: 01 Nov 2008
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Hi, If you have had no skin problems with your everyday washing powder then continue to use it! Sterilising of cloth nappies is recommended but no...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Gabrielle, I am just wondering has baby made a significant jump up the charts weight wise or was it a slow movement? Is anyone in the family o...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi, You can get the Losec in a suspension by a compounding pharmacist (it is important a compounding pharmacist is used as they need extra trainin...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, I am really glad you have made a doctor’s appointment to get a diagnosis of reflux. This is really important, especially as other condit...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Kristy, You are extremely lucky that she does sleep through the night because usually a baby that is rocked and fed to sleep wakes frequently. ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, Most babies protest the change of routine, but putting baby on their side facing away we avoid eye contact so you should persist with this if ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Amada, Do make sure she is settled awake into her cot initially at night that`s very important. It would seem she is just looking for your pre...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Shivani, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a five year old who is showing signs of coming out of it, but on gl...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Lee, An overtired baby is harder to settle so you would be better to follow a feed/play/sleep routine and settle as soon as he shows tired sign...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Shannon, It is very dangerous to continue to sleep Ellie in the bassinette she would be way too active and big for it. When you transfer a sl...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, The week following the amnio is the time to check for any problems. If it is after this time then everything should be fine. The test results ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Antonietta, There can be many reasons a bub suddenly gets a little fussy, in fact there is some interesting new information about these fussy ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, I would say about 8 weeks and definitely by 12 weeks as she will probably be too big and it will become dangerous. Teaching baby to sleep ind...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months as baby is becoming more active. I would suggest you use a sleeping bag and give her lots of tummy...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Carolyn, They are soothing but become a sleep association and then often baby can only settle one way. Persist with the techniques if you can a...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi Tina, I highly recommend you implement a feed/play/sleep routine to pick up on tired signs and follow our settling program for the settling tec...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Yes water is given when there is an issue of heat, otherwise it is started when solids begin. If you feel baby needs extra fluids as ...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi Carolyn, Here is a bit of list for you, hope that helps. Try: Tahini*AvocadoBananaCream cheeseCottage cheeseAlmond spread*HummusBabaganush...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi There, Fussy eating can really have you pulling your hair out! I have a five year old who is showing signs of coming out of it, but on glimp...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, Well done on getting your baby diagnosed, as that is an important first step in treating reflux. I do understand your reluctance to use Zant...

Answered: 01 Sep 2008
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Hi, It sounds like you may benefit from doing some regular pelvic floor exercises to try to improve the strength of the muscles in the area. This s...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, When you know he is awake go in after 2 mins and try to resettle if no luck after 15 mins get him up Don`t make a battle out of the daytime nap...

Answered: 22 Aug 2008
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Hi Sam, Thank you for your email. The recommended age to start introducing baby sign language to your daughter is at around 5 months of age or wh...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your email. Yes it is worth using baby sign language with your two children. Many parents who have autistic children ha...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, You may need to talk to the hospital’s social workers or occupational therapists for advice on this. There are many medical suppliers th...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, She does not know how to sleep independently and relying lots of sleep association to get to sleep, so when you put her down she can`t sleep o...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, She now relies on your comfort to sleep. If you want to change this you would need to teach her to sleep independently by settling her awake i...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Maree...
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Hi, The sooner the better if you are going to make changes. Wrapping really helps with colic so I recommend you wrap her. Follow a feed/play/slee...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi, This can be very frustrating to deal with. There are a range of alternatives: acupuncture, therapeutic massage, hypnotherapy, reflexology, yog...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008